What: Modesto Parkinson's Support Group
When: Wednesday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road
Info: The Modesto Parkinson's Support Group will be holding a support meeting and is open the public, those suffering with the disease and their caregivers. The meeting will be in the church’s Telle Education Center and will feature guest speaker Carlos Becerra of Alpha Fitness. Refreshment will be provided, as well as circles and social time. For more information contact Debra Watson 209-552-9043.
What: Senior Day Dances
When: Thursdays 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: Stanislaus Veterans Center Hall, Coffee Road and Sylvan Avenue
Info: Come out and listen/dance to the warm sounds of Bonnie and the Boys Out Back band. $5.00 entry fee. See the nice new banquet hall and enjoy a great sandwich and chips for only $5.00. These dances help to support the Veterans Foundation of Stanislaus County, the operator of the hall and conference center. For more information, call: 209-343-6292.
What: Camp Jack Hazard
When: Through July 21
Where: Camp Jack Hazard, Highway 108
Info: Camp Jack Hazard located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains will be celebrating its 93rd year serving the youth of the Central Valley and beyond. There are three camp categories with multiple sessions, excluding Rookies Camp, has one session fron July 1-4. Transportation is included in the camp registration fee which varies from $399-$720. Program activities includes archery, horseback riding, arts and crafts, ropes course, rock climbing, swimming and traditional campfires. First session starts June 24. Scholarships are available. For more information call 209-965-7254 or visit www.campjackhazard.org.
What: Turlock Young Professionals Meeting
When: Thursday, 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: Hauck’s Grill, 142 W. Main St.
Info: The Turlock Young Professionals group will be meeting at Hauck’s Grill to socialize and network. Open to the public and free appetizers. For more information visit www.turlockchamber.com.
40 YEARS AGO: It was announced that designated student smoking areas at the city’s four high schools would continue through the 1977-78 school year. The decision came as a 5-2 vote from the Modesto Board of Education. Approved for a one-year trial during the then completed school year, the smoking areas made other parts of the schools, like the restrooms, more comfortable for non-smoking students. The board also agreed unanimously to make their meeting place a designated non-smoking area.